Belles on Their Toes

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951. Revised Final Draft script for the 1952 film. Copy belonging to Robert Arthur, who played Frank Gilbreth Jr., with his name on the front wrapper in holograph pencil.

Based on Frank Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey's autobiographical novel and a sequel to the movie "Cheaper by the Dozen," this film follows the life of the Gilbreth family when the patriarch of the family, Frank Gilbreth Sr., passes away. Their mother struggles to make ends meet and eventually finds help in her children and romance finds her daughters, who rapidly approach adulthood.

Shot on location in Santa Monica, California.

Salmon titled wrappers, noted as Revised Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 19 and production No. 414, dated August 19, 1951. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated August 17, 1951, noted as Revised Final, with credits for screnwriters Phoebe and Henry Ephron. 122 leaves, with last page of text numbered 120. Mimeograph duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with three gold brads.


[Book #140120]

Price: $375.00